A limited amount of price-reduced Early Bird Tickets for Welcome to the Future 2019 will go on sale starting Janaury 22nd at 12:00 in our online Ticketshop!


  • Start ticketsales

    Tickets for Welcome to the Future 2019 will go on sale starting January 22nd at 12:00 in our online ticketshop and at every Primera shop.

  • Where to buy

    Get your Ticket via our official online ticketshop or at every Primera-shop.

    Please be careful when purchasing tickets from any other source than our official online ticket shop, Primera or Ticketswap, as we can’t guarantee the validity of these tickets.

  • Payment fee

    Please note all payment methods charge a payment fee:
    Bankcontact/Mr. Cash (2,5%), Bank transfer (€0,60), iDeal (€0,85), Maestro (4,5%), MasterCard (3,5%), Payment Plan (7%), Paypal (€0,35 + 4,5%), Sofortuberweising (2,5%), VISA (3,5%), Visa Electron (4,5%)

    These fees are fixed and determined by the payment services.

  • Can’t come anymore?

    Can’t come to the festival anymore, but already purchased your ticket? Unfortunately, tickets are non-refundable. However, you can go and try to resell it yourself. Ticketswap is our official reselling partner.

    Please be careful when purchasing tickets from any other source than our official online ticket shop, Primera or Ticketswap, as we can’t guarantee the validity of these tickets.

  • Can somebody else use my ticket?

    Tickets are not bound to the name mentioned on the ticket. Do note that a Weekend ticket can only be used by one (the same) person on both Friday and Saturday.

  • Download your ticket (again)

    Lost your ticket?

    No worries; if you purchased it via our online ticketshop, you can download it again via Paylogic.
    Login with the account you used when purchasing your tickets, and check “Orders”.


  • Location

    Welcome to the Future 2019 will take place between the green hills of Het Twiske, a recreational area near Amsterdam.

  • Floorplan

    We hand out floorplans to all visitors. You can grab them at the festival entrance or the Info desk. The floorplan includes a detailed map of all stages, food courts, toilets, lockers, token points, first aid and all other important locations, as well as the timetable.

  • Earplugs

    You can buy earplugs at the special earplug stand, which you can find next to the Information desk. You can also buy them at every bar.

  • Age

    Welcome to the Future is a festival for adults (18+). Make sure to bring your ID.

  • Lockers

    Lockers are available, every locker fits up to three coats. You can find them right near the entrance.

    You can purchase your locker code in our online ticketshop once the ticket sales have started, or at the lockerdesk itself.

  • Free tap water

    You can get free tap water at the multiple water bars on the festival area, which are located near each toilet group. You can also buy refillable water bags at these water bars.

  • Payment method

    At Welcome to the Future, you pay for your food and drinks with tokens (plastic coins). These tokens are available at the clearly signed cashier units located at the festival. You can purchase them using cash, your debit card (Maestro) or credit card (Visa, Master Card).

  • Line up

    Several House- and Techno-inspired stages are scattered around the green hills and forests of our festival paradise. The full line up will be released at the beginning of 2019.

  • Food and drinks

    We have a wide range of food types available, including the classic snack menu, burgers, pizza, salads, soups, waffles, sandwiches, fruit, smoothies, gluten free, low carb, vegan, or lactose-free and a lot more!

  • Lost & Found

    During the festival you can find our lost & found at the information stand, located opposite the Main stage.

    You can contact our lost & found after the festival by emailing to info@welcometothefuture.nl. Please describe your lost item in detail and attach a picture if you have it.


  • Car

    Parking tickets will go on sale in our online ticketshop starting January 22nd at 12:00. The parking tickets are also available during the event at the parking lot entrances.

    If you are in the surrounding of the festival terrain, please always follow the dedicated festival signing and instructions of our ground staff.

    Like with all large events, please take waiting times of minimum 1 hour into consideration when leaving after the festival.

  • Public transport – Amsterdam Sloterdijk

    Shuttle buses will operate between Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station and Welcome to the Future on both days, all day long. The first buses depart 30 minutes before the start of the festival. After the end of the festival, buses will continue driving to Amsterdam Sloterdijk until the last visitor has left the terrain.

    The route the shuttle bus takes in Het Twiske will be mostly free of other festival traffic, and buses will always be given priority over other traffic.

    You can buy your shuttle bus ticket in our online ticketshop once the ticket sales have started, or at the bus stop.

    Leaving the festival?
    For your return trip back to Sloterdijk, keep in mind that there might be a waiting time of minimum 30 minutes.

  • Touringcar

    Joining us from another city and looking for a comfortable way to get to Het Twiske? Get yourself a spot on a touring car!

    We work together with several organisations that offers bus services with pick-up locations throughout the Netherlands. Head over to www.eventtravel.nl or www.partybussen.nl to find a pick up point near your home.

  • Taxi

    The taxi pick-up point will be located outside of Het Twiske, at a different location than the Uber pick-up point. We discourage you to take a taxi, as waiting times are unpredictable.

    Please note that it’s a 30-minute walk from the taxi stand to the festival entrance.

  • Uber

    The Uber pick-up point is located outside of Het Twiske. Please keep in mind that waiting times will increase after the end of the festival. When leaving the festival, follow the ‘Uber’ signs to find your driver quickly at the special Uber pick-up point. The Uber app will point you towards this pick-up point as well.

    Please note that it’s a 20-minute walk from the taxi stand to the festival entrance.

  • Kiss & Ride

    The Kiss & Ride pick-up point is located outside of Het Twiske. In order to find each other after the festival, follow the ‘Kiss & Ride’ route.

    Please note that it’s a 30-minute walk from the Kiss & Ride to the festival entrance.

  • Bike

    Welcome to the Future can best be reached by bike. The bicycle route from Amsterdam Central Station is signed and cycling from Amsterdam will take you around 25 minutes. There’s a giant bicycle parking right next to the festival entrance.

    Take the ferry ‘Buiksloterweg’ right behind Amsterdam Central Station. Once across the water, just follow the signs!
    Additional ferries will be scheduled.

    Leaving the festival?
    The way back to Amsterdam Central Station will be signed as well.


  • What you can’t bring

    Your safety is extremely important to us. Therefore, everything and everyone is searched at the entrance (including luggage). Do you have something with you that is on our ‘blacklist’? Then we’ll throw it away. Pay attention! In some cases, access to the site of the festival may be denied.
    You’re not allowed to bring weapons, sharp or hard objects, glass and fluids. Bringing your own food and drinks is not allowed. When in doubt, contact us via info@welcometothefuture.nl.

  • Breast Pump station

    Recently gave birth and need a place to pump? We got mom’s needs covered. Bring your breast pump to the First aid stand for a private place to pump.

  • First Aid

    There’s a First Aid post located at the festival, it’s clearly signed. You can find also find it clearly marked on the floorplan which will be handed out during the Festival!


    Bringing your medication is only permitted in combination with an official doctor’s note.